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Author Rees, G

Title Safe Management of Shellfish and Harvest Waters : Minimizing Health Risks from Sewage-contaminated Shellfish
Published Geneva : World Health Organization, 2009


Description 1 online resource (358 pages)
Contents Preface; Acknowledgements; 1. Expert consensus; 2. Bivalves: Global production and trade trends; 3. Adverse health outcomes; 4. Driving forces and risk management; 5. Identification of primary sources of faecal pollution; 6. Components of microbiological monitoring programmes; 7. Real-time monitoring technologies for indicator bacteria and pathogens in shellfish and shellfish harvesting waters; 8. Sanitary profiling of shellfish harvesting areas; 9. Depuration and relaying; 10. Overview of legislative principles and measures
Summary ""Developed from an expert workshop convened by the World Health Organization and US Environmental Protection Agency, Safe Management of Shellfish and Harvest Waters provides a thorough review of the issues surrounding public health concerns associated with shellfish consumption. The trade and consumption of bivalve shellfish is a global industry and is increasing. Human illness caused by infectious agents transmitted through animal or human sources through shellfish consumption has been recognized for many years. It addresses contaminant sources and means of transmission to bivalve shellfish
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Subject Shellfish fisheries -- Sanitation -- Congresses
Shellfish as food -- Contamination -- Congresses
Shellfish culture -- Environmental aspects -- Congresses
Water -- Pollution -- Congresses
Food poisoning -- Prevention -- Congresses
Sewage -- Microbiology -- Congresses
Food poisoning -- Prevention
Sewage -- Microbiology
Shellfish as food -- Contamination
Shellfish culture -- Environmental aspects
Shellfish fisheries -- Sanitation
Water -- Pollution
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789240685413